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'''Kathleen Mansfield Murry''' (14 October 1888 – 9 January 1923) was a prominent New Zealand modernist short story writer who was born and brought up in colonial New Zealand and wrote under the pen name of '''Katherine Mansfield'''. At 19, Mansfield left New Zealand and settled in the United Kingdom, where she became a friend of modernist writers such as D.H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf. In 1917 she was diagnosed with Tuberculosis#Extrapulmonary|extrapulmonary tuberculosis, which led to her death at the age of 34.
Birth date{{Birth date|df=yes|1888|10|14}}
Birth placeWellington, New Zealand
Death date{{Death date and age|df=yes|1923|01|09|1888|10|14}}
Death placeFontainebleau, France
Occupation| nationality = New Zealand (British subject)
Period| genre =
Subject| movement = Modernism
SpouseGeorge Bowden, John Middleton Murry
PartnerIda Constance Baker
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